[thelist] Installing browsers for testing?

Max Schwanekamp lists at neptunewebworks.com
Tue Nov 7 02:24:37 CST 2006

> From: Donna Jones 
> > The best and easiest way is to use a virtual machine. Microsoft's 
> > Virtual PC[1] is free, check out also VMWare[2] and 
> Parallels[3]. YOu 
> > might also find Wikipedia's VM comparison[4] interesting.
> The only catch to Microsoft's Virtual PC, but its a 
> show-stopper for some people, incl me, is that you must have 
> WinXP *Pro*.  just thought i'd mention that because Victual 
> PC has been mentioned a lot but never see anyone say anything 
> about the caveat.

Actually, that's not a true caveat.  Microsoft does not *support* Virtual PC
on XP Home, but it will run and work just fine.  You'll get a nag screen
first time around letting you know that you're running an unsupported host
OS, but then things will work well enough.

Max Schwanekamp

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